Radioactive Waste Management Tender

Radioactive Waste Management Tender

Support to Phase 2 of RWM Plutonium Integrated Project

United Kingdom-Didcot: Research and experimental development services

2020/S 237-586960

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Radioactive Waste Management
National registration number: 8920190
Postal address: Building 329, Thomson Avenue
Town: Didcot
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: OX11 0GD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Madeline Jones
E-mail: Madeline.jones@nda.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1925802820
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/case-studies/shared-services-alliance-ssa-for-nuclear-decommissioning-estate

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13034&B=SELLAFIELD
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13034&B=SELLAFIELD
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Nuclear Decommissioning

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Support to Phase 2 of RWM Plutonium Integrated Project

 

Reference number: RWM340

II.1.2)Main CPV code

73100000 Research and experimental development services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Support to phase 2 of RWM plutonium integrated project.

A detailed 4-year +1 + 1 experimental work programme to understand performance of immobilised plutonium ceramic wasteforms in a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) and build safety case arguments to support HMG decision-making. Please follow links to see Invitation to Tender.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 19 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

09342000 Plutonium
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
71318000 Advisory and consultative engineering services
72224000 Project management consultancy services
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
79723000 Waste analysis services
90520000 Radioactive-, toxic-, medical- and hazardous waste services
90521500 Packaging of radioactive waste

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Support to phase 2 of RWM plutonium integrated project.

A detailed 4-year +1 + 1 experimental work programme to understand performance of immobilised plutonium ceramic wasteforms in a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) and build safety case arguments to support HMG decision-making.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 19 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

With option to extend for a further 12 months + 12 months.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With option to extend for a further 12 months + 12 months.

 

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 14/01/2021
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/01/2021
Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

 

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any appeals should be promptly brought to the attention of the contact specified in Section I above, and will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any appeals must be brought within the timescales specified by the applicable law, including without limitation, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the contracting authority will also incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the date information on award of contract is communicated to tenderers.

 

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Radioactive Waste Management Ltd
Town: Didcot
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/11/2020